myocardial inflammation

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Synonyms for myocardial inflammation

inflammation of the myocardium (the muscular tissue of the heart)


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The presence of myocardial inflammation with necrosis was assessed microscopically.
According to some authors, autoimmunity has an important role (6), but antigens from the parasite were associated with myocardial inflammation (7, 8), and intense immunological response would injury noninfected myocardial fibers (9).
CMR is used with excellent effect in patients with suspected cardiomyopathies, myocardial inflammation, tumours and infiltration (Fig.
Although DE-MRI provides an accurate assessment of the site and activity of myocardial inflammation and improves the accuracy of endomyocardial biopsies for the diagnosis and viral aetiology assessment of myocarditis (7-9), its availability in an emergency setting is a limitation compared to MDCT.
Rather than causing subclinical ischemia, pollution-associated systemic inflammation may lead to low-grade myocardial inflammation, with associated subtle repolarization changes, including sustained ST-segment depression.
The troponin elevation presumably reflected the extent of myocardial inflammation and injury in these patients, but it didn't carry the same prognostic value that it does in acute coronary syndromes.
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